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  • Witness appeal after vehicle failed to stop for officers in Lytchett Matravers

    28 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vehicle failed to stop for officers in Lytchett Matravers. At around 5.45pm yesterday, Tuesday 27 March 2018, officers requested that a black and silver Nissan 4x4 stop on High Street. The vehi...
  • Dorset Road Safe launches new road safety website

    09 March 2018
    Public services that work together across Dorset to improve safety on our roads have launched a new website - available at: www.dorsetroadsafe.org.uk Dorset Road Safe brings together the police, fire service, health and local authorities to work in partn...
  • 53 people charged with drink driving related offences during Christmas campaign

    10 January 2018
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 413 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Friday 1 December 2017 and Mo...
  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – 24 further people charged

    02 January 2018
    A further 24 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at court in Poole and Weymouth during January, February and March 2018. The camp...
  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – 10 people charged

    08 December 2017
    Ten people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The campaig...
  • Dorset Police target drink and drug drivers #ThisChristmas

    01 December 2017
    With the festive season approaching, police expect more people than usual will be out enjoying a drink. Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from today, Friday 1 December 2017 through to Monday 1 January 2018.   ...
  • Witness appeal after vehicle reportedly fails to stop for police in Poole

    27 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after it was reported that a vehicle failed to stop for police in Poole. The incident happened at around 3pm on Thursday 23 November 2017, involving a green Peugeot 206. The vehicle was followed by a ...
  • Witness appeal following driving incident in Poole

    01 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vehicle reportedly failed to stop for police. At around 8.56pm yesterday, Wednesday 31 October 2017, officers were called to reports of a suspicious vehicle at Sandford Holiday Park in Organfor...
  • Witness appeal following road safety incident in Weymouth

    19 October 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a road safety incident in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Dorset Police is investigating an allegation of poor driving involving a white Ford Focus which took place at around 1pm on Saturday 14 ...
  • Dorset Police and partners host a road safety day at Poole High School

    19 October 2017
    Dorset Police and partners have delivered a full day of interactive road safety presentations at Poole High School, highlighting risks on the road, right through to what happens in the event of a collision.   Jill Buller, Assistant Head of 6th Form at Poo...
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